Translation of "rear" - English-Spanish dictionary

rear

verb /riə/

to feed and care for (a family, animals etc while they grow up)

criar
She has reared six children
He rears cattle.

(especially of a horse) to rise up on the hind legs

encabritarse
The horse reared in fright as the car passed.

to raise (the head etc)

levantar, alzar
The snake reared its head.
rear up phrasal verb

(especially of horses) to rear

encabritarse
The horse suddenly reared up in fright.

(of problems etc) to appear

surgir
The immigration issue has reared up again.

(Translation of “rear” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)